• Side Dish/Bread

    Strawberry Ice Cream Bread

    STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM BREAD 1

    Ice cream bread was an amazing discovery for me, and I’ve been experimenting with it ever since Presley and I made the first loaf. Today, I decided to try it with blueberries and a couple of other ingredients. I’m completely … Continue reading

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    Baked Garlic & Herb Sweet Potato Fries

    Coat with anything you like. I used the ingredients below, and I did not measure the amounts.  Some people enjoy cinnamon on these as well.

    I love fries; who doesn’t? But with a thyroid that functions as badly as mine does, fries are simply not an option…ever. The best I can do is to steal one off of Ric’s plate every now and then, having … Continue reading

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    Yummy Raisin Bread

    RAISIN BREAD

    I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve cheated this week. How? I’m using last week’s favorite recipe, Apple Fritter Bread, again this week. In fact, all I’ve changed about that recipe is my fruit choice. This week’s bread is a … Continue reading

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    Low Cal Homemade Ranch Dressing

    As you can see, I drizzled it over a salad of cherry tomatoes and green peppers. Delicious!

    And it’s actually delicious! Who doesn’t love Ranch Dressing?  Of course, if you are a carb watcher, Ranch is pretty legal, but if you try to monitor your calories, Katie bar the door!  To get enough to taste means getting … Continue reading

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    Strawberry Bread

    STRAWBERRY BREAD

    This bread is delicious, and it is usually prettier than what you are seeing here. Today, after I already had it in the pan and was loading the dishwasher, I saw an egg rolling around on my counter. Assuming I … Continue reading

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    Can You Smell The Cinnamon … Bread?

    CINNAMON BREAD

    I love this recipe! While it is good during the Christmas season, I seldom make it then. For some reason it is more of an Easter bread around our house, and it is delicious. It is very “cinnamony” so if … Continue reading

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    Homemade Blueberry Bread

    Blueberry bread makes a delicious lighter breakfast for your guests.

    My grandson Caden came over to help me make some bread that I had been wanting him to try. We started with some sausage jalapeno cornbread and finished with this delicious blueberry bread. The recipe actually calls for fresh blueberries; … Continue reading

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    Eggnog Rum Bread

    EGGNOG RUM BREAD

    I have several recipes that call for eggnog, and in small town Texas I can only buy eggnog during the holidays. Since I don’t always have the time to make homemade, I usually keep some nog in the freezer all … Continue reading

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    Creamed Cauliflower Or Potatoes?

    CAULIFLOWER

    It had never crossed my mind to try to fool anyone with this recipe. There is an obvious difference between “creamed” (Did your family say that?) potatoes and cauliflower. However, the night my husband asked for more mashed potatoes, it … Continue reading

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    Seasoned Crock Pot Mushrooms

    Served with steak, broccoli, and tomatoes, these mushrooms paired beautifully!

    I haven’t shared a mushroom recipe on United because there seem to be so many people who do not like mushrooms; however, if you are a mushroom love like me, this extremely simple recipe will make you feel like a … Continue reading

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    Mexican Cabbage Straight From Texas

    MEXICAN CABBAGE

    As I’ve told you, there aren’t many actual recipes used around our house, and this Mexican Cabbage just sort of evolved into one of Rickey’s favorite dishes and is so darned easy to boot! Today I am making only a small pot, using one … Continue reading

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    SOUTHWEST COLE SLAW

    COLESLAW

    Just like lots of others, this summer  means BBQ, party’s, and FUN with friends and family!!!! i tried a new idea for a recipe that i thought of when we were planning our grilling and chilling extravaganza this weekend!!! i made SOUTHWEST COLE-SLAW….it … Continue reading

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    Potluck Dorito Corn Salad

    POTLUCK CORN SALAD (640x427)

    Obviously, you don’t to be heading to a potluck to serve this delicious creamy Dorito Corn Salad, but the first time I made it, Rickey Jones told me that I had to make it “for the church because they will … Continue reading

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    4 Ingredient 7up Biscuits

    Hands down, the best homemade biscuits I've eaten!

    These are absolutely DELISH!  In fact, they are probably the best biscuits that I have ever eaten. The thing you need to watch for is patting them out too thin because they do not rise much; however, they are the … Continue reading

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    WOW Them With A Black Eyed Pea Salad Presentation!

    BLACK-EYED PEA SALAD

    If you need something fast and easy that looks really good, this is it! (I just wish my photos really showed it.) Sometimes it’s just all about the presentation, isn’t it? You don’t have a lot of time, but you … Continue reading

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    Roasted Mozzarella Cauliflower Low Carb GOOD!

    Roasted Cauliflower

    Don’t you just LOVE it when healthy turns out to be Delish?? This is my very favorite way to prepare cauliflower! There are simply all kinds of ways to make this dish and to my way of thinking, all are … Continue reading

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    Peanut Butter Banana Bread

    PEANUT BUTTER BANANA BREAD SLICED

    I was so carried away with the topping on my Blueberry Ice Cream Bread that I added it to this Peanut Butter Banana Bread. I’ve not done that before. All I used is a 1/4 cup brown sugar and 3 tablespoons melted butter. As … Continue reading

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    Blueberry Ice Cream Bread

    Ready To Slice!

    Ice cream bread is my newest amazing discovery, and I’ve been wanting to experiment with it again ever since Presley and I made the first loaf. Today, I decided to try it with blueberries and a couple of other ingredients. I’m … Continue reading

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    Brussels Sprouts That You Just Might Love!

    Brussels Sprouts

    These Are Delicious! Now, I need to tell you upfront that I have always liked Brussels sprouts…even though I said brussel sprouts for years. To me, they were simply a veggie that I popped into the microwave for a few … Continue reading

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    Deviled Eggs For Football Season!

    Everything that could go wrong this time did! We were trying to get out the door to the JV game, and Ric ate 2 of my eggs before I deviled them. About 10 tonight, he got these 2 with some bacon and sliced tomatoes, and I collapsed on the couch!!

    Are you like me and do floods of memories hit you every single time you pick up a pan or get out the mixer? I never boil an egg without remembering my dear old Aunt Vesta. Why? Because Aunt Vesta … Continue reading

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